Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

In 2006, Thames & Hudson published the book ‘Living in Sri Lanka,’ which photographer James Fennell and I had put together in the years before the tsunami. The houses, villas and hotels featured in the book reflected a strong spirit of optimism in the face of...
Ulpotha – Sacred Bliss in Sri Lanka

Ulpotha – Sacred Bliss in Sri Lanka

A two-thousand-year-old reservoir provides the backdrop for a sumptuous 21st-century eco-village and yoga retreat in Sri Lanka. The owner has added an ambalama (where guests take meals), built mud huts for accommodation, set up an organic farm, and created a...
Love Home Swap in Languedoc, 2002

Love Home Swap in Languedoc, 2002

As I lie upon the cool water, the sun beating down, my eyelids closing, I feel the force pushing up from beneath my back. I struggle to regain control, but it is already too late. In nano-seconds, I have toppled sideways, rolling into the splashy deep. I emerge to...
The Morgan Hotel, Dublin

The Morgan Hotel, Dublin

A record of the refurbishment of the Morgan in Temple Bar, orchestrated by Paul Fitzpatrick, who owned the hotel from 2001 until 2016. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...